Saturday, July 15, 2017

Paris Bastille Day Celebration, Friday, July 14, 2017,

highlighted the historic and continuing ties between France and the United States. Remarks by Presidents Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump on the 100th anniversary of America' s entry into  World War I and the subsequent arrival of American troops in France,  brought to mind the declaration  "Lafayette, we are here "usually and possibly mistakenly  attributed to General John Pershing, 'Black Jack', " rather than his aide, Colonel Charles E. Stanton.

The Niles-Maine District Public Library currently has on display on the 3rd floor  this new book
by Andrew Carroll: